baruch college survey research (BCSR)

BCSR, the only full-service research facility located within CUNY, designs and conducts surveys on a wide range of public affairs topics for government agencies, nonprofit organizations, media, and academic partners. We provide sampling, survey design, administration, weighting, analysis, and consultation for surveys on a wide range of public affairs topics and utilize the expertise of the School's faculty, staff, graduate students, and highly trained interviewers.

Our team adheres to the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) Code of Professional Ethics and Practices.


BCSR possesses the expertise and resources to conduct all phases of the survey research process. A full-service survey research facility houses a 24-station computer-assisted telephone interviewing (CATI) lab operated by trained, experienced interviewers. All interviewers are certified in Human Subjects Research by the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) and are thoroughly monitored by supervisors and staff for quality and compliance.

Surveys Performed

  • Computer-assisted telephone interviewing (CATI)
  • Online (Qualtrics)
  • Paper and pen
  • Focus group
  • Mixed-mode

Research Services and Capabilities

  • Survey and design
  • Research and sampling design, guidance and execution
  • Assistance with program assessment and evaluation
  • Questionnaire writing
  • Large-scale and complex survey design
  • Survey pre-testing
  • Methodology consultation
  • Random Digit Dial landline and cell phone sampling and weighting
  • Foreign language interviewing and questionnaire translation
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Coding and data cleaning
  • Post-stratification weighting

Consultations and Quotes

Project costs vary depending on such factors as scope of services, survey methodology, number of respondents, and sample design. BCSR advises clients on the most productive and cost-effective methods for data collection and analysis. Initial consultations and quotes are complimentary.

Contact or call 646-660-6776 for information about services, reports, and survey cost estimates.